Committal for Contempt of Court in Open Court sitting at Birmingham Civil Justice Centre

|Contempt of Court

Pursuant to paragraph 13 of Practice Direction: Committal for Contempt of Court – Open Court

Case Number 2BM02573 Birmingham City Council -v- Thomas Gill

In relation to the above numbered case on 13 August 2015, His Honour Judge Mithani QC, sitting at the Birmingham Civil Justice Centre as a Circuit Judge of the County Court at Birmingham, sentenced the Defendant in that case, Thomas Gill to an immediate custodial sentence of 9 months for contempt of court on breach of a final injunction dated 29 July 2014. The basis of the sentence imposed is that Thomas Gill:

  1. On 4th July 2015 communicated with Sarah Jordan and entered the exclusion zone at 1:00am, 2:35am and 3:35am.
  1. On 30 July 2015 communicated with Sarah Jordan and entered the exclusion zone.

These breaches were contrary to the terms of the Injunction Order dated 29 July 2014 to which Thomas Gill was subject.